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    Latin American Perspective

    Recently hired Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies Paula Gaetano Adi brings a cultural perspective to her work in new media.

    The Power of Experimentation

    Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.

    Reimagining Cities

    Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

    Ecocentric Practices

    An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

    Freedom to Focus

    A MacColl Johnson Fellowship is giving Associate Professor of Foundation Studies Leslie Hirst the freedom to pursue exciting new studio work while on sabbatical.